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Photo of Maj. Howard A. Nicholls in uniform sitting in cockpit of airplane

AF563-WWII_NICHOLLS HOWARD A,7-9-1945.jpg

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Title

Photo of Maj. Howard A. Nicholls in uniform sitting in cockpit of airplane

Subject

WWII
World War II
U.S. Air Force
Royal Canadian Air Force
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Nicholls, Maj. Howard A.; Article on back of photo; "With the Colors, H. A. Nicholls Is Now Major; Howard A. Nicholls, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Nicholls, of rural route 3, Decatur, has been promoted to the rank of major. Major Nicholls is operations officer for the 310th ferrying squadron to which he has been assigned since October 1943. He joined the Royal Canadian air force in November, 1940 and remained with the Canadians as flight instructor until May, 1942, when he was given a commission in the U. S. Air Force. Prior to entering service he was employed by the Wells Oil Co., of Decatur."

Creator

U. S. Air Force official photo

Source

unknown

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

9/9/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF563

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10"

Citation

U. S. Air Force official photo, “Photo of Maj. Howard A. Nicholls in uniform sitting in cockpit of airplane,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed January 21, 2021, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/940.